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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Eric P. Lesser Democrat - First Hampden and Hampshire

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  eric.lesser@masenate.gov

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  SD.2236 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to protect Massachusetts pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.11  SD.349 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 11) of James B. Eldridge for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission. Election Laws.
S.52  SD.1248 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Susan Williams Gifford, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.55  SD.917 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.62  SD.1213 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 62) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.82  SD.1794 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 82) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Robert M. Koczera, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Community Benefit Districts. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.113  SD.1092 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 113) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Tackey Chan, Barbara A. L'Italien, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to create transparency in emerging price discrimination technologies. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.120  SD.1103 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of James B. Eldridge, Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.143  SD.1298 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Linda Dean Campbell and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to unsolicited loans. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.178  SD.1047 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 178) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Josh S. Cutler, James R. Miceli, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the MassMade Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.179  SD.1093 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 179) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Tackey Chan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and other smart devices. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.195  HD.559 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 195) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.197  SD.1173 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Karen E. Spilka and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to create an innovative communities program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.208  SD.1407 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 208) of James T. Welch and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a special legislative commission on young professionals. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.211  SD.2010 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 211) of Joseph A. Boncore and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to civic online reasoning to identify fake news on the internet. Education.
S.215  SD.954 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of Harriette L. Chandler, Linda Dean Campbell, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.221  SD.1817 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Steven Ultrino, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.242  SD.1986 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 242) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to breakfast in the classroom. Education.
S.248  SD.1068 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Kay Khan, Rady Mom, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote civics education. Education.
S.257  SD.1958 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
S.260  SD.342 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vocational education transportation for nonresident students. Education.
S.262  SD.400 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
S.264  SD.820 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts. Education.
S.265  SD.869 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Adam G. Hinds, William Smitty Pignatelli, Robert M. Koczera, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to commission a study of vocational education. Education.
S.308  SD.1486 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of Michael F. Rush, Marjorie C. Decker, James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen and invest in our educators, students, and communities. Education.
S.332  SD.1416 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of James T. Welch and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to interagency collaboration for dropout prevention. Education.
S.334  SD.1530 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 334) of James T. Welch and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to birth to 3 early education. Education.
S.336  SD.977 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Harriette L. Chandler, John H. Rogers, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.342  HD.1317 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 342) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid eligibility for senior citizens. Elder Affairs.
S.366  SD.1126 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 366) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to early voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
S.370  SD.834 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, James B. Eldridge and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.371  SD.179 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
S.379  SD.476 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Election Laws.
S.415  SD.1041 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Richard J. Ross, William N. Brownsberger, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.442  SD.1796 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 442) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul A. Schmid, III, Michael J. Rodrigues, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an Agricultural Resolve and Security Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.475  SD.1344 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Michael D. Brady, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.500  SD.948 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jose F. Tosado, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1174 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.610  SD.1281 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Julian Cyr, Carmine L. Gentile, Sarah K. Peake, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
H.615  HD.1322 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.629  SD.1278 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Brendan P. Crighton, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors. Health Care Financing.
H.632  HD.1596 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 632) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.638  HD.628 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 638) of Paul W. Mark and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court relative to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.647  SD.382 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.667  SD.958 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Harriette L. Chandler, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure students' access to academic transcripts. Higher Education.
S.674  SD.1972 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul A. Schmid, III, Brendan P. Crighton, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure quality education and training programs. Higher Education.
S.676  SD.1048 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, Brian M. Ashe, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the community college training incentive program. Higher Education.
S.680  SD.1064 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Eileen M. Donoghue, William Crocker, Rady Mom, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to uniform financial aid information. Higher Education.
S.684  SD.1618 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Ryan C. Fattman, Peter J. Durant, Richard J. Ross, Paul K. Frost and other members of the General Court for legislation to educate students about the cost of a college degree. Higher Education.
S.700  SD.1177 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 700) of Mark C. Montigny, Kevin G. Honan, Eric P. Lesser and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to establish the Bridge the Gap Scholarship to universalize access to community colleges. Higher Education.
S.705  SD.629 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 705) of Michael O. Moore, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue and others for legislation relative to early college high schools. Higher Education.
S.706  SD.871 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.709  SD.118 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 709) of Bruce E. Tarr, Paul R. Heroux, Eric P. Lesser and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
S.837  SD.1040 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, Sarah K. Peake, William Crocker and other members of the General Court for legislation to criminalizie the trafficking of carfentanil. The Judiciary.
S.838  SD.1043 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage the donation of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.841  SD.396 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Kay Khan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1083 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.672 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Sheila C. Harrington, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study the prevention of heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.988  SD.1578 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 988) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Eric P. Lesser, Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.991  SD.187 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jose F. Tosado, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1004  SD.984 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James R. Miceli, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage and a strong tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007  SD.1044 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, John F. Keenan, Rady Mom and other members of the General Court for legislation to raise employment and combating opioids through vocational education and rehabilitation (RECOVER). Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1020  SD.189 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect trade secrets and eliminate non-compete agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.338 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Joan B. Lovely, Michelle M. DuBois, Eric P. Lesser, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts pregnant workers fairness act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1045  SD.1750 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1045) of Richard J. Ross, Linda Dean Campbell and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to veterans’ work-related experience in applying for certain licenses. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1100  SD.475 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1100) of John F. Keenan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Elizabeth A. Malia, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to opioid prescribing practices and access to pain management. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1101  SD.796 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1101) of John F. Keenan and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to improve access to naloxone. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1137  SD.414 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1190  HD.1606 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Public Health.
S.1195  SD.411 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Kevin G. Honan, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1198  SD.260 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1198) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Carolyn C. Dykema, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture. Public Health.
H.1228  HD.992 By Mr. Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Jose F. Tosado and others relative to cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Public Health.
H.1230  HD.1203 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of John C. Velis and others relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
S.1239  SD.41 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1239) of Michael O. Moore, James M. Cantwell, Barbara A. L'Italien, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimers Project. Public Health.
S.1300  SD.852 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional lock-up facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1313  HD.988 By Mr. Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Jose F. Tosado and others for legislation to establish the gateway municipality public safety program . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1323  HD.1354 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1323) of Brian M. Ashe and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to retirement benefits for Mary Donna Nodurf. Public Service.
S.1403  SD.890 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Eric P. Lesser, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to line of duty death benefits. Public Service.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
S.1429  SD.492 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Thomas M. McGee, William Crocker, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans. Public Service.
H.1455  HD.1670 By Messrs. Velis of Westfield and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of John C. Velis and others relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death of certain firefighters and other public safety officers in the contributory retirement plan for public employees. Public Service.
S.1504  SD.588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Cynthia S. Creem, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1513  SD.850 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, John W. Scibak, David F. DeCoste, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1514  SD.856 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1514) of Kenneth J. Donnelly and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly. Revenue.
S.1515  SD.880 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Byron Rushing, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to support educational opportunity for all. Revenue.
S.1516  SD.1042 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Rady Mom, Walter F. Timilty, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1518  SD.1106 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1518) of Eileen M. Donoghue and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to the electronic deposit of tax refunds. Revenue.
S.1519  SD.401 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1519) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Walter F. Timilty and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to encourage lawyers to practice public interest law. Revenue.
S.1536  SD.826 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1536) of Anne M. Gobi, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1543  SD.1591 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1543) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
S.1544  SD.2050 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1544) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to closing an unfair tax loophole. Revenue.
H.1556  HD.415 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to tax return filing deadlines for business corporations. Revenue.
S.1569  SD.1538 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1569) of Mark C. Montigny, Marjorie C. Decker, Mike Connolly, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole. Revenue.
S.1577  SD.335 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1577) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a college tuition tax deduction. Revenue.
S.1619  SD.1675 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1619) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Eric P. Lesser and others for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
S.1627  SD.1755 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1627) of Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Keiko M. Orrall, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a tax credit for employers of veterans who received an honorable discharge. Revenue.
H.1650  HD.330 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1650) of Brian M. Ashe and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as rare disease day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1674  SD.1948 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1674) of James T. Welch, Frank A. Moran, Joan B. Lovely and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to support voluntary income tax assistance sites. Revenue.
S.1689  SD.922 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1699  SD.421 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1699) of James B. Eldridge and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a legislative fiscal office. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1701  HD.356 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to designate the Boston Cream Pie Cupcake as the official cupcake of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1747  SD.1323 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Leonard Mirra, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to municipal impact statements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1839  SD.860 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Sean Garballey, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1846  SD.1632 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1849  SD.1932 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1880  SD.2049 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create 21st Century Massachusetts Clean Energy Jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1903  HD.214 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1903) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide expenditures from the Transportation Trust Fund to promote recycling along state highways. Transportation.
S.1905  SD.1545 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1905) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht, David M. Rogers, Gailanne M. Cariddi and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities. Transportation.
S.1909  SD.172 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1909) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael J. Barrett, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
S.1952  SD.670 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1952) of Thomas M. McGee, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system. Transportation.
S.1958  SD.1136 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1958) of Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Infrastructure Bank. Transportation.
S.1979  SD.1745 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Linda Dean Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to eliminating fees for distinctive plates for veterans. Transportation.
S.2022  SD.759 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2022) of Thomas M. McGee, RoseLee Vincent, William Crocker, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2030  SD.1851 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Michael F. Rush, Jerald A. Parisella, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically needy veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2053  SD.2157 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure internet security and privacy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.2062  SD.2165 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to internet service providers. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2150  Senate, May 25, 2017 -- Text of amendment (527) (offered by Senator James T. Welch) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.2453  HD.2416 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2453) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
H.2875  HD.3676 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to identify and review state laws, regulations and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.2998  HD.3462 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2998) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a task force on sexual assault climate surveys on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.3352  HD.3189 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3352) of Aaron Vega and others relative to taxes assessed on commercial real estate and personal property of small businesses. Revenue.
H.3354  HD.3285 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3354) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to local aid distribution. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3429  HD.3208 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3429) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.3447  HD.3267 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3447) of John C. Velis and others for legislation further defining Gold Star Families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3452  HD.3843 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joseph F. Wagner and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Kevin Blake, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
H.3461  HD.3710 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron Vega and others relative to the excise imposed upon sales for capital investments to small businesses. Revenue.
H.3473  HD.1948 By Mr. Goldstein-Rose of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3473) of Solomon Goldstein-Rose and others relative to advanced and applied energy technologies and the reduction of energy reliance on non-renewable sources. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3487  HD.3176 By Mr. Finn of West Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3487) of Michael J. Finn and others relative to prescription medication synchronization healthcare coverage. Financial Services.
H.3621  HD.1936 By Representative Velis of Westfield and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3621) of John C. Velis and others relative to veterans’ preference hiring practices. Public Service.
H.3812  HD.3970 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Paul Tucker and others relative to trafficking carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.